Mike Tyson launches fitness franchise

DUBAI: American heavyweight legend Mike Tyson on Thursday unveiled plans to launch a boxing fitness franchise named after him. The Mike Tyson Academy will open branches in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and South America. Plans for boxing and fitness centres are currently underway in Bahrain, Morocco, the United Arab Emirates, India and Switzerland, More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Global stock markets upbeat after long weekend

NEW YORK: European markets rose Tuesday following the long weekend on optimism about the French election, while the Nasdaq edged to a fresh record ahead of Apple earnings. Analysts said polls showing a likely victory More...

By admin On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Abdul Basit rejects Indian allegations of soldiers’ mutilation at LoC

NEW DELHI: Pakistani High Commissioner in New Delhi, Abdul Basit was summoned to Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday and lodged protest with over alleged mutilation of soldiers’ bodies at the Line of Control. In More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Golf-Aussie young gun Smith has major credentials

MELBOURNE: Cameron Smith underlined his enormous promise with his breakthrough win at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans team event and the Australian tyro has the all-round game for major success, according to his More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Two Bangladesh bowlers get 10-year bans for protesting against umpiring

Two Bangladesh club cricketers who deliberately conceded runs to protest against poor umpiring in the Dhaka Second Division Cricket League have been banned from cricket for 10 years, local media reported on Tuesday. Lalmatia More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Sri Lanka can win Trophy, says Donald

COLOMBO: Famed South African paceman Allan Donald began his appointment Tuesday as Sri Lanka’s interim bowling coach, declaring the squad has the potential to claim victory in next month’s Champions More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Tuilagi helping Pacific players in Europe

LONDON: Manu Tuilagi wants rugby players from the Pacific Islands plying their trade in Europe to get greater off-field support as they adjust to the “culture shock” of life far away from home. Samoa-born More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Qatar wins Asian ICC World Cricket League Qualifier

Dubai: It was a historic day for Qatari cricket as their national team defeated previously unbeaten Saudi Arabia by five wickets at the David Buck Oval at Prem International School in Chiang Mai to win the ICC World More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Musharraf predicts PML-N and PPP to win 2018 elections

LONDON: Former military ruler and head of All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) General (rtd) Pervez Musharraf predicted that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples Party are set to win 2018 elections unless More...

By admin On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Hewitt tips Kyrgios to go deep at French Open

SYDNEY: Nick Kyrgios could go far at the French Open next month after a stellar run of form that saw him lead Australia into the Davis Cup semi-finals, Lleyton Hewitt says. The controversial Kyrgios, who turns 22 More...